BFI presents 3 russian films

FI London Film Festival (9-20 October 2013) announced their programme. Three Russian films will be presented:
A Long and Happy Life
Shame
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RAISA FOMINA >>>

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Intercinema >>>

ELENA ROMANOVA >>>

Elena Romanova is Head of the International Department at the Russian Cinema Fund >>>

Russian films at the BFI London Film Festival

10-21 October 2012
We are pleased to announce that five Russian films have been selected to be screened at the 56th BFI London Film Festival, joining a host of other films from over 60 countries that make up this unique series of events.

Russian films in Venice

29 August - 8 September 2012
Venice Lido
Three Russian films will be premiered at this year’s Venice International Film Festival.

Elena Romanova

Russian Cinema Fund
Elena Romanova is Head of the International Department at the Russian Cinema Fund. She undertakes initiatives to encourage co-production between Russia and other countries, in order to raise awareness of the Russian film industry and get more Russian films into distribution abroad.

Raisa Fomina

Sales Agent
Director General and founder of Intercinema in 1992 for promotion of Russian films abroad and distribution of high quality art films in CIS and Baltic countries.>>>

The First Russian-British Co-Production and Distribution Forum

The 5th Russian Film Festival, supported by the Russian Cinema Fund, held the first Russian-British Co-Production and Distribution Forum at the BFI and included key film industry figures from Russia and Britain.

The 4th Russian Film Festival

29 October - 7 November, Apollo Piccadilly
The 4th Russian Film starts this Friday, 29 October, featuring the best in new Russian film, documentaries and animation and opens with The Ugly Duckling, master animator Garry Bardin's sparky and affecting stop-motion animation with Orwellian overtones. All films are shown in Russian with English subtitles.

4th Russian Film Festival

4th Russian Film Festival, 29 October – 7 November Dear Friends! The Russian Film Festival is getting ready to present London with this year's best premieres in Russian cinema. The Main Programme As always, the main festival programme showcases the best Russian films, award-winners at major international and Russian film festivals. These films include, 'Silent Souls' (Ovsyanki), directed by Alexei Fedorchenko and winner of three prizes at the Venice Film Festival, 'How I Ended This Summer' by Alexei Popogrebsky, awarded prizes for best actor and best cinematography at the Berlinale, 'One War' by Vera Glagoleva, Grand Prix winner at Sofia International Film Festival and Russia's nomination for the Oscars and Svetlana Proscurina's latest film 'The Truce', winner of the main prize at Kinotavr. As in previous years, guests include directors, producers and actors who come to London specially to present their films at the festival. Documentaries – 'Noughties Art' This year's documentary programme sums up the last decade with screenings of the ten best Russian documentary films, one for each year. The programme is presented by the great director and documentary maker, Vitaly Mansky, president of the ArtDocFest. Animation Alongside the main programme and documentaries, we have also put together a comprehensive and diverse programme of animation. As part of our festival 'Astral dogs Belka and Strelka' take a trip to outer space captained by director Inna Evlannikova, while Irina Evteeva, famous for her graceful and original style, brings 'Little Tragedies' to the screen. These films will capture the hearts of adults and childen alike. As well as an extensive programme of full length animation, we will be screening a special programme for our young audiences, presenting the best of award-winning Russian animated films of recent years Special Screenings This year's film festival also includes a retrospective of the great actor and director Sergei Bondarchuk's films and the works of Leo Tolstoy on film, as well as a retrospective of masters of Soviet and Russian animation. Venue For the fourth year in a row the Russian Film Festival will take place at the Apollo Piccadilly, one of London's best cinemas.

An evening with Dmitry Bykov

Thursday 27 May, 7pm, Apollo Cinema
Dmitry Bykov is one of Russia most charismatic and controversial intellectual figures – an award winning writer, a phenomenal film buff and a successful tv and radio presenter. Dmitry will be interviewed by Alexander Kan from BBC World Service. They will be discussing today’s Russia, Bykov’s latest books, including Living Souls, which has recently been published in Britain, new Russian films and the crossover themes in Russian and and British culture (in Russian).

3rd Russian Film Festival

3rd RUSSIAN FILM FESTIVAL 30 October – 8 November 2009 Apollo Piccadilly, London T: 0871 220 6000 Academia Rossica is proud to present 10 UK premieres of award-winning Russian films produced in 2008-2009. All films with English subtitles. Programme director: Andrey Plakhov, President of FIPRESCI. The festival opens on 30 October with a new adaptation of Anna Karenina by one of Russia’s most defiant film directors, Sergei Soloviev. The film took 14 years to make and it is part of Soloviev’s trilogy ASSA (1987) – ASSA-2 (2009) – Anna Karenina (2009). Full programme of the Festival:

3rd Russian Film Festival

3rd RUSSIAN FILM FESTIVAL 30 October – 8 November 2009 Apollo Piccadilly, London T: 0871 220 6000 Academia Rossica is proud to present 10 UK premieres of award-winning Russian films produced in 2008-2009. All films with English subtitles. Programme director: Andrey Plakhov, President of FIPRESCI. The festival opens on 30 October with a new adaptation of Anna Karenina by one of Russia’s most defiant film directors, Sergei Soloviev. The film took 14 years to make and it is part of Soloviev’s trilogy ASSA (1987) – ASSA-2 (2009) – Anna Karenina (2009). Full programme of the Festival:

Pick of the Indies

By Dan Carrier
Russian films do not get much in the way of publicity, and even arthouse cinemas tend not to run regular features, so it’s a pleasure to find the festival offering 10 UK premieres of Russian films that have been acclaimed on the European festival circuit.

Pick of the Indies

By Dan Carrier
Russian films do not get much in the way of publicity, and even arthouse cinemas tend not to run regular features, so it’s a pleasure to find the festival offering 10 UK premieres of Russian films that have been acclaimed on the European festival circuit.

Pick of the Indies

By Dan Carrier
Russian films do not get much in the way of publicity, and even arthouse cinemas tend not to run regular features, so it’s a pleasure to find the festival offering 10 UK premieres of Russian films that have been acclaimed on the European festival circuit.
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